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The Economy of Obligation: The Culture of Credit and Social Relations in Early Modern England (Early Modern History: Society and Culture)
This book is an excellent work of scholarship. It seeks to redefine the early modern English economy by rejecting the concept of capitalism, and instead explores the cultural meaning of credit which resulted from the way in which it was economically structured. It is a major argument of the book that money was used only in a limited number of exchanges, and that credit in...more
Hardcover, 473 pages
Published October 15th 1998 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published September 14th 1998)
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